I've played the Corvette Standard 5 and dig the hell out of it. The sound is...BEEFY! I've never heard a bass with such a thick, punchy tone, even with the bridge pickup soloed. I'm interested in moving to a six-string (on an Anthony Jackson/John Myung kick) and the Corvette Standard 6 looks appealing (the Proline 6 does not, as the Fortress 5s I've played, which are the same bass as the Proline for all intents and purposes, had a "pretty" sound which wouldn't stand a chance in a high-volume situation). I have a couple of questions, though: 1. How is the balance? My wrists are very sensitive (tendinitis in the right one, getting there in the left) and I know that some people have had awful problems with Warwicks. 2. How is the playability? The Corvette 5 I played had a really beefy neck and it was a bit difficult to manage, but I was sitting down, which is an entirely different ballgame. 3. Is the string spacing so tight as to make fingerstyle difficult (a la the 5-string Rickenbacker)? 4. Do the MEC soapbars have the same punchy sound as the active J pickups on the Corvette 5? Thanks in advance for your help. Other sixes I've got my eye on are the Yamaha TRB6-II, an NOS Ibanez SR3006 (if I can score one), the Carvin LB76, and the upcoming Conklin Groove Tools 6.